MySQL 0-day Vulnerability Underscores the Need for OSTIF

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On September 12th of this month, MySQL, the #1 database software in the world, suffered a 0-day exposure of a bug of the worst kind. It allows an authenticated remote attacker to take full control of any server running the software, regardless of the user's privileges in the database. This Escalation of…

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OSTIF is Officially Applying for the MacArthur Foundation’s 100 & Change Grant

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The MacArthur Foundation has started a new competition for a large grant called 100 & Change. This grant gives the winner $100,000,000 USD with the aim of solving a real world problem. The OSTIF has officially registered for the contest, and we believe we have are in a position to…

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OSTIF + QuarksLab Audit of VeraCrypt Completed – Phase II Begins

OSTIF + QuarksLab Audit of VeraCrypt Completed - Phase II Begins The audit of VeraCrypt has been completed, and the final report is being created over the coming days. The VeraCrypt developers have the preliminary results and we are working with both VeraCrypt and QuarksLab on the timetable for releasing…

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